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City Council to vote on adopting cannabis tax

March 2, 2020

The Charleston City Council will vote on adopting and levying a cannabis tax during its meeting Tuesday evening at 6:30 p.m. in City Hall. If approved, the ordinance would implement a maximum 3 percent...

City Council to vote on tourism funds expenditure

February 17, 2020

The Charleston City Council will vote on the expenditure of tourism funds for the Midwest Pickleball Indoor Championship during its meeting Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. in City Hall. The request is for $2,400...

City Council to vote on tax abatement Tuesday

February 3, 2020

The Charleston City Council will vote on abating a tax completely during its meeting Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at City Hall.  “It is necessary and in the best interests of the City of Charleston that...

City hears moratorium discussion

October 15, 2019

The Charleston City Council heard from the public once again Tuesday about its Oct. 1 moratorium vote. A moratorium is the temporary prohibition of an activity, in this case meaning that cannabis businesses...

City Council to vote on ordinance limiting businesses’ gambling areas

March 18, 2019

The Charleston City Council will vote on amending title 3-3-13 and approving the city budget among other items during its Tuesday meeting at 6:30 p.m. at City Hall. Title 3-3-13 deals with the conditions...

City Council approves annual tax levy for FY19

December 4, 2018

The Charleston City Council approved the annual property tax levy along with four resolutions. The 2018 grand total tax levy is $4.8 million. A public hearing over the levy will not be necessary under...

City Council to vote on their own pay increase

October 15, 2018

The Charleston City Council will vote on increasing both the salary of the mayor and salaries of the council members at its meeting Oct. 16 at 6:30 p.m. at Charleston City Hall.  The mayor’s current...

City Council approves contract for resurfacing Madison Avenue

Members of the City Council during the meeting Tuesday night at City Hall.
October 2, 2018

The Charleston City Council approved accepting a bid award for the Madison Avenue Resurfacing project along with 11 other actions items during the Oct. 2 meeting. The contract for the Madison Avenue...

Charleston City Council to address resolutions, proclamation

September 4, 2017

In Charleston’s Sept. 5 city council meeting, the council will address resolutions for street closures during various parades, as well as city drainage and lime plant treatment issues. The resolution...

City Council to vote on award application

July 18, 2017

The Charleston City Council will vote on the release of minutes from closed meetings and a resolution supporting an application for the Governor's Hometown Award at its meeting 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in City...

City approves budget, grant application

March 21, 2017

The budget for the fiscal year of 2017-2018 was unanimously approved during the city council meeting Tuesday evening. A copy of the budget will be placed on file at City Hall, the Charleston Carnegie...

Street closures approved for races, funds given to film festival

October 18, 2016

The Charleston City Council approved the closing of multiple streets for a 5K and 2.5K race at their meeting Tuesday. One set of streets will be closed during the hours of 8:30 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. for...

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